Cha Rajakaruna

Cha Rajakaruna

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK


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Mr. Cha Rajakaruna is a highly esteemed consultant cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, coronary bypass surgery, atrial fibrillation, atrial fibrillation ablation, TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation), and minimally invasive aortic valve repair. He currently practices at Spire Bristol Hospital.

Mr. Rajakaruna earned his medical degree (MB ChB) from the University of Leicester in 1998. He also specializes in aortic aneurysm surgery, stenting, and endovascular surgery, performing between 150 and 180 heart operations annually. To date, he has conducted over 1,000 open heart surgical procedures.

With a focus on aortic aneurysm repairs and heart surgery for young patients with congenital aortic valve abnormalities, Mr. Rajakaruna has published extensively in peer-reviewed medical journals. He is a respected researcher in heart valve-related studies and serves as a senior lecturer at the University of Bristol. Additionally, he is an active member of the fundraising campaign for the Heart Appeal at the Above and Beyond charity.